September 26, 2013 – September 28, 2013
Meet Poland is the most important incoming tourism workshop in Poland implemented according to the international standard. The event is supported by the main Polish tourist organizations. Taking part in Meet Poland 2013 will be a golden opportunity for foreign companies to start cooperation with Polish tourist representatives.
September 30, 2013 – October 3, 2013
ILTM Americas is the annual business event serving the luxury travel sector of the Americas. ‘By invitation only’ ILTM Americas will bring together the world’s most sought after collection of international luxury experiences for the most discerning luxury travel buyers of North, South and Central America. ILTM Americas 2013 will take place from 30 September – 3 October at The Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, Mexico.
October 2, 2013 – October 3, 2013
CULTOURFAIR is a two-day travel trade market directed to the cultural and heritage market, where worldwide travel and tourism organizations and companies meet by individual and pre-requested appointments with European, USA, Latin American and Asian pre-selected hosted buyers organizing or contracting these kind of travels: product development managers of tour operators – wholesaler companies and travel agencies-.
October 8, 2013 – October 10, 2013
The two-day annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific conference provides an opportunity to assess the pace and direction of growth in the world’s newest and growing cruise sector. The conference is led by a panel of regional and international industry experts covering essential topics and providing valuable insights into the burgeoning Asia cruise market.
October 14, 2013 – October 16, 2013
The Schedule of Events is “strictly business” with an arrival/registration day, followed by two days of pre-scheduled business appointment periods. Buyers and Suppliers will be able to meet face-to-face with decision makers to discuss existing contracts, develop new packages and “fill-in” last minute winter/spring openings.
October 15, 2013 – October 17, 2013
MEX America is America’s worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, backed by the experience and resources of the IMEX Group of exhibitions, which also delivers the award-winning IMEX exhibition in Frankfurt, a show which has grown every year since launch. The show runs the largest hosted buyer program ever held in North America with over 2,400 qualified buyers expected – the guarantee to exhibitors of genuine global buying power on the trade show floor the moment doors open.
October 16, 2013 – October 21, 2013
ATA’s annual event in Africa offers a unique networking, learning and agenda-shaping platform for the most diverse group of buyers and sellers of Destination Africa of any travel industry event on the continent. Participants include African tourism ministers, industry professionals representing tourism boards, travel agencies and tour operators, conference and incentive operators, ground operators, airlines, and hotels, as well as the travel trade media. Participants from the corporate, non profit and academic sectors are also expected to attend along with leaders of the African Diaspora.
The ATA congress offers a line-up of educational and professional development seminars for travel professionals. Topics include social media, branding and marketing, attracting media coverage, product development, growth markets, cultural tourism, culinary tourism, airline access, and the latest travel trends in Africa. A wide range of networking events, including receptions and gala dinners will also be held.
October 16, 2013 – October 18, 2013
The CTO State of the Industry Conference is CTO’s annual convocation where Caribbean tourism practitioners, policy makers and strategic partners, at the highest levels, gather to discuss issues, identify solutions and generally develop courses of action that will benefit the tourism industry in the Caribbean.
Speakers of international acclaim will provide best case practices and winning strategies on a wide range of topics that are critical to the growth of regional tourism, all with a view toward the development of a sustainable tourism industry, that will position the Caribbean as the most desirable, year-round warm weather destination by 2017.
Kenya’s profile as a preferred tourist destination has received a boost with the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) winning the bid to host this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa region on 16th October this year. The WTA nominations will recognise excellence in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry, thus encouraging nominees to uphold constant improvement in products and delivery of service.